reboot record information

Sergey 'DoubleF' Zaharchenko doublef at
Sat Feb 14 06:07:34 PST 2004

On Fri, 13 Feb 2004 11:39:28 -0500
"JJB" <Barbish3 at> probably wrote:

> When an FBSD system crooks, and It reboots it's self, very seldom
> does any of issued problem messages have time to be posted
> completely before the rug is pulled out from under the log write
> process by the reboot occurring. All you can find out from the logs
> is yes indeed it did reboot. You are SOL, just like the rest of us
> when this happens to us.

Probably a loose chance, but `last' could come up with something...
Anyway it still just reads the logs...

If you're afraid this may happen again, and you're on a network, you
might want to use the remote logging feature of syslog. Then, all
messages will make it to the destination, right up to the reboot.


Truth is the most valuable thing we have -- so let us economize it.
		-- Mark Twain
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